Lemon Shrimp Orzo

Lemon Shrimp Orzo

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  • Total Time

    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • Makes

    8 servings

  • Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 pound uncooked whole wheat orzo pasta
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 4 cups fresh arugula
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup pitted Greek olives, halved
  • 1-1/2 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Directions

  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until crisp-tender, 3-4 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in broth, orzo and water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until orzo is al dente, 8-10 minutes.
  • Stir in shrimp, arugula, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until shrimp turn pink, 4-5 minutes. Stir in olives. Sprinkle with feta and basil leaves.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 cup: 367 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 808mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 10g fiber), 22g protein.
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